Population information

Order name Charadriiformes
Family name Charadriidae
Scientific name Pluvialis squatarola Common name Grey Plover
Population name squatarola, E, SE Asia & Australia (non-bre)
Breeding range Arctic Russia Non-breeding range E, SE Asia & Australia
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Asia Oceania
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
EAAF Partnership
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 2 1987 1991 25,000 100,000 [R519]
WPE 3 0 0 125,000 125,000 [R35]
WPE 4 0 0 125,000 125,000 [R36]
WPE 5 2007 2009 104,000 104,000 Expert opinion [S6900] [R36] [R1076] [R1302]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 3 0 0 Unknown
WPE 4 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1990 2011 DEC Reasonable [R1076]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 3 2002 1300
WPE 4 2006 1300
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R519 - Perennou, C.P., Mundkur, T. and Scott, D.A. 1994. The Asian Waterfowl Census 1987-1991: distribution and status of Asian waterfowl. IWRB Spec. Publ. No. 24; AWB Spec. Publ. No. 86. Slimbridge, UK and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • R35 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (2008). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.
  • R36 - Bamford, M.J., Watkins, D.G., Bancroft, W. Tischler, G and Wahl, J. (in prep, 2006). Migratory Shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway; Population Estimates and Important Sites. Wetlands International - Oceania.
  • R1076 - Garnett, S.T., Szabo, J.K. and Dutson, G. 2010. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.
  • R1302 - Watkins, D., Jaensch, R., Rogers, D. & Gosbell, K. 2012. Unpublished table of preliminary updated estimates of population size of selected shorebird species in the East Asian - Australasian Flyway based on trends in The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010 (Garnett et al. 2010).

Notes

  • S6900 - Substantial rate and period of decline well documented across flyway but no new estimate published. WPE5 estimate is much lower than for WPE4 and is derived from preliminary analysis pending outcome of ongoing comprehensive analysis by University of Queensland.



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